Lot# 1573 - Auction 234-243
Catalogue# : 36/42 Proofs
1872 ( 1 Oct) King Carol Paris Print, fine impression, Hulot imperforate Proofs in issued colours on tinted paper - many but not all cancelled by pen strokes and all mostly unmounted og., the collection with 1½ b. olive green on bluish (13 examples) incl. a block of four and a block of six with oval 'Contrôle TP' handstamp in blue in margin; 3 b. green (18) incl. two corner blocks of six; 5 b. bistre (13) incl. corner blocks of four and six; 10 b. blue on white (32) incl. two blocks of four and two blocks of six (one of each not cancelled); 15 b. red-brown (26) incl. marginal block of six; 25 b. orange (26) incl. corner blocks of six and corner block of four; 80 b. rose (41) with oval 'Contrôle TP' handstamp in blue in margin on corner strip of three and a marginal block of nine and a remarkable block of twenty. A fine and scarce lot, seldom encountered in quantity.
Starting bid :
Hammer price : 6,500.00 CHF
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